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USA Men’s Club Rugby is divided into West & East Leagues, each with 4
Conferences. Conferences include West (Pacific North & South, Frontier & Red River) & East (Atlantic North, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest & Southern). Levels include Premier and Divisions 1-4.

September 1, 2017 Luis Sanchez Named Austin Huns Director of Rugby  Austin Huns Release Austin Huns Rugby is excited to announce Luis Sanchez as the Director of Rugby for the 2017-2018 season. Sanchez brings four years of experience coaching the Division 1 and Division 2 Austin Valkyries, where he will continue as the head coach as well. Bringing a shared vision to the clubs’ practice and game structure will strengthen the bond that has existed between the Huns and Valkyries. Coach Sanchez is no stranger to the Huns–racking up 18 years with the club, including time as the starting fly…

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Boston Rugby Club Announces New Home in Weymouth, MA Boston Rugby Football Club Release With great excitement and pride, the Boston Rugby Football Club is announcing its new permanent home at Union Point Athletic Facilities in Weymouth, MA. Thanks to a major investment by Club Alumni Jerry Shafir, Boston RFC will be training, playing home matches and hosting local, national and international tournaments at its new home for decades and generations to come. Originally founded in 1960, the Boston Rugby Football Club honors a 57 year tradition of playing the highest quality rugby in New England and nationally. With over…

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Wil Snape-Rogers New Seattle Saracens Rugby Head Coach Seattle Saracens Release: Gareth Wade Seattle Saracens are proud to announce the appointment of Wil Snape – Rogers as their new Head Coach.  As a player Wil represented Northampton Saints Rugby Club from 1999-2004 coming through the youth system from U19’s to full-time professional. During his time at the Saints, Wil was under the tutelage of former All Blacks coach Wayne Smith, who he credits for his player centered, growth mindset oriented approach to coaching and developing athletes. Wil is currently the Women’s Junior All-American Head Coach and moved to Seattle in 2016…

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July 30, 2017 Glendale Rugby Announces Recruiting Class Glendale Rugby Release GLENDALE, COLO – Glendale Rugby is proud to announce the 2017-18 U20 Elite Development Program (EDP) recruiting class. “We have a strong group of young men who are keen to carry on their rugby careers following high school, and the Glendale program provides a pathway to professional rugby if they so desire, said Mark Bullock, Director of Rugby. “Our program has grown out of a need identified by USA Rugby and Glendale to capture graduating seniors who are not immediately planning on attending university, and keep them involved in…

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July 28, 2017 Clayton RFC Partners with ECU Rugby Clayton RFC release CLAYTON, North Carolina – The Clayton Rugby Football Club is proud to announce that they have entered into a formal partnership agreement with East Carolina University Rugby Club. The partnership agreement is the culmination of a relationship that has progressed over the past few years. The partnership provides a platform for the ECU to make use of resources, provided by the Clayton RFC, to help build on the strong rugby tradition at the university. It also creates post-collegiate opportunities for ECU grads to continue their playing careers with…

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July 25, 2017 Gannon Moore Named to North Harbour Selects Photo: USA Rugby Doug Coil Kansas City Blues have shared Harbour Rugby’s announcement that Gannon Moore has been named to the North Harbour Select Squad. He is playing for Silverdale RFC, the top level in New Zealand, and after only one season has been named to his Representative side made up of players from his 11 team league.

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July 20, 2017 Red River Rugby Conference Divisional Alignment 2017-2018 Logo: Red River Rugby Conference Texas Rugby Union Release: Wendy Young, July 19, 2017 Red River Rugby Conference Divisional Alignment 2017-2018 D1 Dallas Reds Austin Blacks Austin Huns Dallas Harlequins Glendale Merlins Little Rock (promoted) D2 D2-North Tulsa, Dallas Harlequins B, Dallas Reds B, DARC, Ft.Worth, OKC D2-South/Central South: HARC (relegated), HURT, West Houston Lions (Katy), Woodlands Central: Austin Blacks B, Austin Huns B, San Marcos (promoted), San Antonio Top two teams in the standings from North and from combined South/Central advance to RRRC playoffs. RRRC Semifinals = North #1…

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July 7, 2017 Glendale U20 Program Begins August Photo: Glendale Rugby Glendale Rugby Release: July 7, 2017 Glendale Rugby’s recently announced Men’s U20 tier of competition Elite Development Program (EDP) will kick off on August 1, 2017. The program will focus on giving young rugby athletes advanced technical and tactical training on-field, as well as valuable off-field education in leadership, communication and more. The program aims to fill a recognized gap in American rugby that makes it hard for high school-level athletes to find high-performance opportunities to further their rugby careers after graduation. Surrounded by a full-time professional staff, athletes…

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June 28, 2017 Glendale launches Men’s U20s Elite Development Program Photo: Infinity Park Infinity Park Release GLENDALE, COLO – American rugby is entering a new stage of professional athletics and increasing ability to compete on the international stage. With a new professional league set to launch in 2018, the need to develop young rugby players into high-performance athletes is greater than ever. The Glendale Men’s U20 Elite Development Program (EDP) is poised to meet the next generation of performance rugby development in the United States. The program serves to fill a key gap in the current pathway to high-performance American…

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June 21, 2017 Clayton Rugby Club to Host Carolinas Development  Camp Clayton RFC Release CLAYTON, NC – For the second consecutive year, the Clayton Rugby Football Club is proud to team up with the Carolinas Geographic Rugby Union to host a Player and Coaching Development Camp. The camp, scheduled for August 19-20 in Clayton, is for men’s and women’s players and coaches from clubs throughout the Carolinas. This year, the club is excited to bring in Chris Brown to lead the two-day camp. Based out of the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Brown is the USA’s Olympic 7s Lead…

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June 21, 2017 Women’s Rugby League All-Stars Squad to Face USA Women’s Eagles USA Rugby Release: June 21, 2017 The Women’s Premier League All-Stars, coached by New York Rugby Club’s James English and Oregon Rugby Sports Union’s Beckett Royce, will assemble in Southern California June 28 in preparation for the July 1 match against the USA Women’s Eagles. Kicking off at University of San Diego’s Torero Stadium immediately following the Rugby World Cup 2019 Qualifier between the USA Men’s Eagles and Canada, the Women’s Rugby Worlc Cup 2017 preparatory match will be broadcast live on The Rugby Channel. Tickets for…

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May 19, 2017 Schuylkill River U23 7s Program storms into year 2 Schuylkill River Exiles Release: May 19, 2017 Philadelphia, Pa- Mid Atlantic Men’s Open Champions, 21-5 overall record, and a winning streak that hit 17 games spanning 4 tournaments -For any observer, those stats jump out at you, when you consider those accomplishments were garnered by a group under 23 year olds against some of the best men’s clubs in the Mid-Atlantic, it’s astounding. “It’s our first tournament and first match together, some guys don’t even know each other’s names yet, and we lose by 1 point on the…

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May 17, 2017 Women’s Premier League 2017 Schedule Doug Coil The Women’s Premier League (WPL) announced the schedule for the Fall 2017 season. The Fall 2017 season will begin Labor Day weekend with matches in Minnesota, Illinois, Massachusetts, and California. The season will last for ten weeks culminating with the National Championship at the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Arizona, Nov. 10-12, 2017. This Fall, the League has expanded from eight to ten teams. The Western Blue Conference is comprised of Chicago North Shore, Berkeley All Blues, Glendale Raptors, Oregon Sports Union, and San Diego Surfers. The Eastern Red Conference…

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May 16, 2017 Ontario Blues v Glendale Raptors Review  Photo: Rugby Ontario Rugby Ontario Release: May 16, 2017 (BURLINGTON, ON) – As May long weekend approaches and rugby season begins, a few of Ontario’s finest Senior Men’s players will be taking the pitch in Burlington in what is likely to be the most anticipated games on the Blues’ calendar. The Blues will be taking on the Glendale Raptors at Sherwood Forest Park in Burlington, Ontario on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Gates will open at 1:00pm EDT and the two North American sides will kick-off at 3:00pm EDT. The Glendale Raptors…

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